If any of you had doubts regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note II’s future presence on US carriers (or a specific one) it is time to wave them away. After Samsung’s official wording Sprint brought the manufacturer’s latest phablet to a recent event, alongside the rest if its holiday line-up, for the world to see and play with. “This fall” was the only information handed out in terms of availability.
The confirmation side of the story is not the important one though; those attending, who also had the chance to play with the device, are now reporting that there is no branding whatsoever on the unit they were handed. We raised our eyebrows when we saw what the Verizon logo looks like on the Home Button so, compared to that, this is a breath of fresh air. Fingers crossed it will stay this way (the internals are already confirmed to be exactly those which you’ll find on the global version). Do you think Sprint (and the others) will end up branding the device? If yet, what’s acceptable and what is not? If there has to be a branding, our vote goes for the battery cover, a la Galaxy S III. Please leave the Home Button alone!